Forster's Tern

Sterna forsteri

ML31808561


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Daniel George
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eBird Checklist S30911165
Hollister WTP
San Benito, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 36.8545, -121.4469 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Media notes

Photo from iPhone 5 held up to Swarovski 80 HD spotting scope. Wind and heat interfered with image clarity.

Observation details

Hot, smoky, windy day - hard to get okay photos. Bird was standing on western concrete embankment of settling pond (one the hotspot is pinned to). Slender wings, forked tail (seen while preening), gray on folded wings, white neck and crown with a black triangle on side of the face from eye toward back of head, slender black bill, pale cherry / blood-orange colored legs.

Technical Information

Original file size
514KB
Dimensions
687 x 687

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